Renault Megane MOT Results

Registered in 2014
62.8% pass rate
from 7,899 tests in 2020
(100% worse than other 2014 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Renault Megane is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (19 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 19% fail on Transmission (46 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 18% fail on Drive shafts (47 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 18% fail on Joints (47 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Drive shaft (25 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (28 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
        • 0.038% fail on Catch (34 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Catch (30 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Seats
      • 0.063% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.038% fail on Other body component
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
    • 0.013% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis condition
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (90% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.30% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.063% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.076% fail on Horn
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (65% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (92% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.076% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.063% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes (84% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (26% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Cable
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
        • 0.013% fail on Relay lever
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.35% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
      • 0.051% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.051% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.038% fail on Lever
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.051% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.051% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Springs
      • 0.86% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.86% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.72% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Bellows
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 0.53% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.038% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.013% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.15% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.025% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 0.46% fail on Steering
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end (63% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.051% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.20% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.063% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.013% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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